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Allan D. Kirk Oral History Interview, June 12, 2019

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Dr. Allan Douglas Kirk, MD, PhD, is Chair of the Department of Surgery in the Duke University School of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief for Duke University Health System. He is also the David C. Sabiston Jr. Professor of Surgery and a professor of immunology and pediatrics. Kirk is a transplant surgeon and physician, specializing in kidney and pancreas transplantation. He is internationally recognized for work in transplant immunology, pioneering the use of costimulation pathway blockade to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 12, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In this interview, Kirk discusses his early life; education; background in music; how he came to be a transplant surgeon; memories of Dr. David Sabiston from his time as a student and resident; becoming a surgeon; his interest in immunology as it related to the field of transplantation; Dr. Robert Anderson taking over as Chair of the Department of Surgery; Kirk's and Sabiston's shared military experience; Kirk's relationship with Sabiston after leaving Duke; and how Sabiston helped shape Kirk's time as Chair of the Department of Surgery at Duke, as well as their different styles of leadership.
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Allan D. Kirk Oral History Interview, June 12, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 27.2 MB

Interview, June 12, 2019

Allan H. Friedman Oral History Interview, 2019

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Dr. Allan H. Friedman, MD, a Master Surgeon at Duke University, has served as Deputy Director of the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center, Guy L. Odom Professor of Neurological Surgery, and Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on May 14, 2019 by Susannah Roberson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Friedman discusses his early life, educational background, how he decided to become a surgeon, how he came to Duke, his residency at Duke, his career in medicine at Duke, and his memories of Sabiston.
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Allan H. Friedman Oral History Interview, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 88.3 MB

Interview, May 14, 2019

Marc G. Caron Papers, 1980-2005

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Marc G. Caron was a professor in the Department of Cell Biology at Duke University Medical Center, with secondary professorships in the Department of Neurobiology and Department of Medicine. His research involved the study of the mechanisms of action and regulation of hormones and neurotransmitters and how they might underlie brain and behavior disorders including schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, mood disorders, and addiction. The collection contains laboratory notebooks for students and colleagues who collaborated with Dr. Marc G. Caron on his clinical research conducted at Duke University Medical Center. Materials range in date from 1980 to 2005.
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Christian R. H. Raetz Laboratory Notebooks, 1968-2008

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Christian R. H. Raetz (1946-2011) was a former George Barth Geller Professor for Molecular Biology and chair of the Department of Biochemistry at Duke University Medical Center. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2006Contains laboratory notebooks and research materials of Dr. Christian R. H. Raetz from Harvard Medical School and books of former PhD and master's students from Duke University and University of Wisconsin. Major subjects include Duke University Department of Biochemistry and laboratory work. Materials range in date from 1968 to 2008.

Alphonse J. Langlois Papers, 1963-2004

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Alphonse J. Langlois, PhD (1929-2013) was a research professor of medicine at Duke University Medical Center. This collection contains his professional papers. Types of materials include correspondence, photographs, research notes, reprints, clippings, printed materials, artifacts, reports, and CVs. Major subjects include HIV and cancer research. Materials date from 1963 to 2004.
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Alphonse J. Langlois Papers, 1963-2004 5 Linear Feet (3 cartons, 1 flat box) and 1 unboxed artifact

Cultural Services Program Records, 1977-1997

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Contains records pertaining to the teleconferencing and closed circuit television system at Duke University Medical Center, particularly the patient channel, which broadcast educational programming. The records appear to have originated from the office of Janice Palmer, former director of the Cultural Services Program and include proposals from Tom Hurtgen and Gene Miller. Materials range in date from 1977 to 1997.
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W. Kenneth Cuyler Papers, 1939-1962

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Contains the professional papers of W. Kenneth Cuyler (1900-1976), professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Duke Medical Center. Materials include correspondence, grant applications, minutes, reprints, papers, and notes pertaining to obstetrics and gynecology, including cervical and vaginal (Pap) smears. Materials date from 1947 to 1962.

Caricature Collection, 1958-1960, undated

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Contains caricatures of Duke School of Medicine Professors. Material ranges in date from 1958 to 1960, but the bulk of the material is undated.
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Eugenia and Samuel Lambeth Papers, Circa 1925-2003

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Contains the professional and personal papers of Eugenia Lambeth (1911-2002) and Samuel Lambeth, III (1913-1996). Eugenia Lambeth received a nursing degree from Duke University and was active in the School of Nursing Alumni Association. Samuel Lambeth, III did his residency at Duke University Medical Center, specializing in gynecology and obstetrics. Types of materials include correspondence, clippings, programs, certificates, diplomas, Samuel Lambeth's army records, reprints, travel souvenirs, x-rays, photographic materials, Lambeth's WWII scrapbook, prints and watercolors, memorabilia, and artifacts. Major subjects include WWII and Duke School of Nursing Alumni Association. Materials date from crica 1925 to 2003.
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Joseph W. Beard Papers, 1920-1994

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Contains the professional papers of Joseph W. Beard (1906-1983), virologist at the Duke University School of Medicine, and Dorothy Waters Beard (1909-1984), his research partner and wife. Types of materials include correspondence, writings, memorabilia, contracts, certificates, plaques, photographs, a drawing, a photograph album, and a eulogy. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, cancer research, virus diseases, leukemia, avian leukosis viruses, oncogenic viruses, and virus disease. Materials range in date from 1920 to 1994.

Mildred M. Sherwood Papers, 1931-1970

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Mildred M. Sherwood (1898-1966) was the pediatrics supervisor at Duke University Hospital and supervisor of nursing services at the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, which was engaged in a long-term study of the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Contains photographs, clippings, postcards, scrapbooks, correspondence, newsletters, notes, speeches, drafts, certificates, project records, pediatric journals, symposium materials, and travel itineraries related to the personal and professional life of Mildred M. Sherwood. Also included are studies, semi-annual reports, a news bulletin, a pictorial report, and a glossary of medical terms and expressions for the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission. Materials range in date from 1931 to 1970.

Amy G. MacDonald Oral History Interview, 2022

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Amy G. MacDonald, CNM, MSN, founded the Duke Midwifery Service in 1999. As the first nurse midwife at Duke to provide full-scope care for obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) patients, she grew the Service in the following years to include ten midwifery providers. In this role and throughout her career at Duke, MacDonald provided care for patients, while also mentoring and providing didactic content for Duke medical, nurse practitioner, (NP) and physician assistant (PA) students, as well as residents from Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and OB/GYN in Duke's large teaching hospital setting. MacDonald was the Director of Duke Midwifery Service until 2013, and remained at Duke as a Certified Nurse Midwife until 2021 while also serving in roles including Medical Instructor for Duke School of Medicine and Director of Duke Centering Practice Programs. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on September 27, 2022 by Josephine McRobbie as part of the Duke Midwifery Service and Durham Maternal Health Oral History Project, which was funded by The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund. In the interview, MacDonald discusses the Duke Midwifery Service, hospital-based midwifery practices and nurse-led education, and then Centering Pregnancy program facilitated by Duke midwives. The themes of this interview include midwifery, pregnancy, childbirth, postnatal education, and medical training.
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Amy G. MacDonald Oral History Interview, 2022 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 1.18 GB

Interview, September 27, 2022

Andrew S. Wechsler Oral History Interview, June 18, 2019

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Dr. Andrew S. Wechsler, MD, emeritus professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, was the Stanley K. Brockman Professor and Chairman of the Department of from 1998 to 2011. Wechsler completed his Residency in General and Thoracic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center (1973) and afterwards joined the faculty (1974-1988). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 18, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Wechsler discusses his early life, education, decision to enter the medical profession, decision to switch from cardiology to cardiac surgery, experiences with Sabiston as a resident and faculty member at Duke, what is was like to move from the North to the South in the seventies, Sabiston's rigid but principled manner, experiences offered to him because of Sabiston's support, reestablishing the cardiac surgery program at the Durham VA, leaving Duke to become a professor and chair in the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia, and other memories of Sabiston and his wife, Aggie.
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Andrew S. Wechsler Oral History Interview, June 18, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 106 MB

Interview, June 18, 2019

Edward S. Orgain Papers, 1930-1995

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Contains the professional papers of Edward S. Orgain (1906-1995), professor of medicine and founding director of the Cardiovascular Diseases Service at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence, contracts, minutes, notes, agendas, newsletters, short writings, reprints, brochures, and photographs. Major subjects include Edward S. Orgain, the Duke University Private Diagnostic Clinic, and heart diseases. Materials range in date from 1938 to 1995.

Jane Elchlepp Papers, 1964-1991

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Contains the professional papers of Jane Elchlepp,member of the Department of Pathology and assistant vice president for health affairs, planning, and analysis. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, budgets, contracts, and committee materials. Major subjects include hospital planning and construction, Duke Hospital, and the Duke University Medical Center. Materials range in date from 1964 to 1991.

Duke Health Sector Conference Records, 1977-2006

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Duke Health Sector Conferences (formerly known as The Private Sector Conferences) are a series of healthcare-related conferences hosted by Duke University Medical Center and Health System. Types of materials include proceedings, photographs, correspondence, notes, agendas, participant lists, and audio recordings. Major subjects include hospital planning and construction, health insurance, health economics, Duke Hospital, and the Duke University Medical Center. Materials range in date from 1977 to 2006.

Anna Cooper Painter Nursing Memorabilia, circa 1948

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Anna Cooper Painter graduated from Duke's School of Nursing in 1948. Items in this collection relate to Santa Filomena and Anna Cooper Painter's time as a nurse. The materials are all circa 1948.
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Anna Cooper Painter Nursing Memorabilia, circa 1948 0.1 Linear Feet (3 folders)

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Interview, May 20, 2008

Anna Fetter Nursing Memorabilia, circa 1945

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Anna Fetter (1921-2012) worked at Duke from 1963 until 1986 after graduating with her nursing degree in 1944. The collection consists of a Cushing Ward basket, circa 1945.
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Anna Fetter Nursing Memorabilia, circa 1945 1 artifact

Items, circa 1945 Box 6